Yes. For both the Residential Program and Supportive Housing you need to be pregnant or parenting. Our program focusses on life skills and attachment based parenting.
For the Residential Program, this question is discussed in full at the Intake interview. Residents at the Emily’s Place, the Supportive Housing building pay rent.
In the Residential Program, individual family units have their own room. Occasionally 2 pregnant women share a room.
Michael House complies with The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act regarding Service Animals.
Yes, as long as they are under 2 years of age.
There are visiting hours at the Residence. All visitors in either program need to be approved by Program Managers before they are given the confidential address of the residence.
The Residence is staffed 24/7. Tenants at Emily’s Place are expected to care for their children independently.
There is no age cut-off for mothers.
Women can enter the program prenatally or postnatally and work through the program stages.
Women stay in the Residential Program from 3-12 months. Women stay in Emily’s Place up to 3 years.
No. We are not an emergency shelter. We are a Residential Program. There is an application process, interview and at sometimes, a waiting list.